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Round O in Colleton County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

General Greene At The Round O

 
 
General Greene At The Round O Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 1, 2008
1. General Greene At The Round O Marker
Inscription. General Nathanael Greene advanced into the Low Country with the Continental Army under his command and set up headquarters in this vicinity on the Round O in December 1781 before moving down to protect the General Assembly convened at Jacksonborough in January 1782 in defiance of the British who were confined to Charles Town.
 
Erected 1962 by the Colleton County Historical Society. (Marker Number 15-4.)
 
Location. 32° 56.273′ N, 80° 32.478′ W. Marker is in Round O, South Carolina, in Colleton County. Marker is on Cottageville Highway (Alternate U.S. 17) near Round O Road (South Carolina Highway S-15-45), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Round O SC 29474, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Training the Tuskegee Airmen (approx. 5 miles away); Walterboro Army Air Field (approx. 5.8 miles away); Prisoner Of War Camp and Camouflage School (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Beacon (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Tuskegee Airman of World War II (approx. 5.8
General Greene At The Round O Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 1, 2008
2. General Greene At The Round O Marker
miles away); The Tuskegee Airmen (approx. 5.8 miles away); Walterboro Army Airfield (approx. 5.8 miles away); Anderson Field / Walterboro Army Air Field (approx. 5.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia on Nathanael Greene. Nathanael Greene (August 7, 1742 – June 19, 1786) was a major general of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War. When the war began, Greene was a militia private, the lowest rank possible; he emerged from the war with a reputation as George Washington's most gifted and dependable officer. (Submitted on July 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
General Greene At The Round O Marker, looking South along US 17A image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 1, 2008
3. General Greene At The Round O Marker, looking South along US 17A
General Greene At The Round O Marker looking south in 2013 along US 17A image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 10, 2013
4. General Greene At The Round O Marker looking south in 2013 along US 17A
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,181 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on September 11, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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